Richard F. Zula

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, via
October 1, 2017


Age 76, of North Huntingdon, born and raised in Braddock, died on Friday, September 29, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, George F. and Josephine (Bodzenski) Zula; and his special aunt, Margaret Zula; dear brother of George C. (Michele) Zula of North Huntingdon; loving uncle of Kyra Lynn (Chris) Zula of North Huntingdon, George M. (Melissa) Zula of Carrollton, Texas and Richard M. (Michele) Zula of North Huntingdon; proud great-uncle of Michael G., George J., Abigail and Richard M. Zula, Jr. and Nicole (Jim) Berner. Also survived by numerous cousins and other relatives. Richard was a 1958 graduate of St. Thomas High School and attended Duquesne University before graduating from St. Vincent College. He was ordained a priest in 1966 and served with various parishes in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Richard appreciated and collected iconography, and enjoyed studying and discussing Early Eastern European history. His special passion was spending time with his family and friends and cooking ethnic dishes, especially Eastern European cuisine. Friends are welcome on Monday from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800. Mass of Christian Burial will be in Sacred Heart Church of Good Shepherd Parish, Brinton Rd. in Braddock Hills on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the Church on Wednesday for Richard's Mass. Richard will be laid to rest in Monongahela Cemetery. Donations in memory of Richard F. Zula may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or www.


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